Events

May 17, 2024

05.06.2024 – Concert: Ralah’ Trio (Madagascar)

On 5 June 2024, the AMA will host a concert by the Madagascan band "Ralah' Trio", a collaboration resulting from the AoM project "Improvising Culture. Jazz in Madagascar". For the first time in Germany, the Ralah' Trio will present their vision of Madagascar in the (music) world.
January 29, 2024

Globalwize Radioshow #441

Globalwize presents another end-of-the-week special on Greedio with the latest 'African Presence' broadcast by Weltbeat host/selector Jean Trouillet and his studio guests Hauke Dorsch (African Music Archive) and Bulgarian-German writer Ilija Trojanow.
December 7, 2023

18.01.2024 Denkpause! in der neuen AMA-Lounge

Seit Beginn des Wintersemesters 2023/24 ist sie da: die AMA-Lounge - direkt neben den neuen Räumlichkeiten in der Universitätsbibliothek. Am 18. Januar 2024 gibt AMA-Direktor Hauke Dorsch hier eine kleine Einführung im Rahmen der UB-"Denkpause": Die Kora - Musikinstrument der Griots Westafrikas.
November 6, 2023

10.11.2023 Vintage Soundsystem. Musik und Diskurs #4 mit Günter Gretz

In der Reihe "Musik und Diskurs" von Vintage Soundsystem unterhalten sich Hauke Dorsch (Archiv für die Musik Afrikas/Universität Mainz) und Jean Trouillet (African Presence/Radio X) mit Günter Gretz über ein bewegtes Leben an der Schnittstelle von kultureller und ästhetischer Vermittlung.
November 7, 2023

Globalwize Radioshow #434

For this latest instalment of the Globalwize radio show, duly titled "IslandBreeze", Kathrin Thomas takes us on a two-hour tour of the Indian Ocean, focussing on music from the islands of Mauritius, the Seychelles and the Comoros.
November 6, 2023

Globalwize Radioshow #430

Together with the Globalwize radio show host and selector Jean Trouillet, AMA's director Hauke Dorsch and PhD student Tom Simmert introduce Nonku Phiri from South Africa and Sharon Onyango-Obbo from Uganda/Kenya in #430 of this Podcast.
November 26, 2023

Globalwize Radioshow #428

Keeping the energy alive with another ‘African Presence’ special broadcast, we get a two-hour introduction to the Afrobeats genre delivered to our doorstep, selected and presented by Kathrin Thomas.
November 26, 2023

Globalwize Radioshow #426

This episode of the Globalwize radio show presented by WeltBeat host and selector Jean Trouillet is another ‘African Presence‘ special with Dr. Hauke Dorsch, director of the African Music Archive (AMA) at the University of Mainz.